There are 8 ways to get from Pittsburgh to West Lafayette by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Indianapolis  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Indianapolis (IND) PIT - IND

$180 - $330

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Columbus, Oh
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lafayette

$61 - $149

6 alternative options

Fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) PIT - ORD

$182 - $462

Fly to Chicago Midway, train  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Chicago Midway (MDW) PIT - MDW
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Lafayette Amtrak

$174 - $402

Fly to South Bend, train, bus  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to South Bend (SBN) PIT - SBN
  2. Take the train from South Bend Airport to Gary Metro Center
  3. Take the bus from Gary, In to Lafayette

$216 - $1,148

Bus via Indianapolis, IN  •  11 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Columbus, Oh
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, OH to Richmond, IN
  3. Take the bus from Richmond, IN to Indianapolis, IN
  4. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Lafayette, IN

$70 - $132

Train  •  13 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Capitol Limited
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Lafayette Amtrak Cardinal / ...

$105 - $276

Drive  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Pittsburgh to West Lafayette 421.9 miles

$40 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pittsburgh to West Lafayette is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 7 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pittsburgh to West Lafayette is to fly which costs $180 - $330 and takes 5 h 27 min.

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The distance between Pittsburgh and West Lafayette is 366 miles. The road distance is 421.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 27 min to get from Pittsburgh to West Lafayette, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pittsburgh to West Lafayette. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh, Pa and arriving at Lafayette, IN via Columbus, OH, Richmond, IN and Indianapolis, IN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Pittsburgh to West Lafayette. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh Amtrak and arriving at Lafayette Amtrak via Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 43 min.

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What companies run services between Pittsburgh, PA, USA and West Lafayette, IN, USA?

OneJet flies from Pittsburgh to West Lafayette once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pittsburgh to West Lafayette via Columbus, Oh, Columbus, OH, Richmond, IN, and Indianapolis, IN in around 11 h 18 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from Pittsburgh to South Bend via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to South Bend via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Pittsburgh to South Bend via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago O'Hare via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Pittsburgh to South Bend via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Pittsburgh to South Bend via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Pittsburgh to South Bend via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Pittsburgh to South Bend via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
OneJet
Website
onejet.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to South Bend via St. Petersburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Lafayette Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$160 - $240
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $440
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
nictd.com
Train from South Bend Airport to Gary Metro Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
nictd.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Gary, In to Lafayette
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lafayette
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Gary, IN to Lafayette, IN
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
hoosierride.com
Book at
hos.tdstickets.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Lafayette, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Schedules at
hoosierride.com
Book at
hos.tdstickets.com
Barons Bus
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Columbus, OH to Richmond, IN
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Schedules at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Richmond, IN to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Schedules at
baronsbus.com

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